Volleyball season begins with two-a-day workouts

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Van Zandt County volleyball teams returned to the court this week, beginning preparations for the 2017 seasons with two-a-day workouts opening Aug. 1. Local teams will not have long to prepare for the season ahead, with most scheduled to scrimmage in various locales Aug. 4-5 and non-district play beginning Aug. 8.

Canton

Coach Liz Ramsey and the Canton Eaglette volleyball program enjoyed the highest of highs and the lowest of lows over the past two seasons, going from a team that won a district championship in 2015 to one that missed the playoffs entirely in 2016. Those growing pains were to be expected, however, due largely to the exodus of eight senior players from the district championship winning team and the number of Canton players receiving their first serious playing time at the varsity level.  

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